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What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #43,161
United States Rank #47,159
Reach 0.0021%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 53.41 days
133.08 days >
Average installed length: 69.92 days


1.03 70.73%
1.01 29.27%

Populous: The Beginning

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Populous: The Beginning is a program developed by Bulfrog. The most used version is 1.03, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The main program executable is poptb.exe. The software installer includes 19 files. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 35% of users of Populous: The Beginning come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Spain.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.popms.net
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\bullfrog\populous
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Bullfrog\Populous\Uninstall.exe

Program filesFiles installed by Populous: The Beginning

Program executable:poptb.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\bullfrog\populous\poptb.exe
Additional files:
  • popres.exe (by ALACN) - Populous Screen Resolution
  • SFMAN32.DLL (by Creative Technology) - SoundFont® Master Manager
  • HW_SW_SELECT.EXE - HW_SW_Select Application (HW_SW_Select MFC Application)
  • MatchMakerUW.exe
  • D3DPopTB.exe - D3Ddpop3w
  • D3DPopTBUW.exe
  • MSAPI.DLL (by Electronic Arts) - MSAPI DLL
  • popTBUW.exe
  • QMIXER.DLL (by QSound Labs) - QMixer (QSound 3d Audio Mixer & Manager)
  • cms16.dll
  • cms32_95.dll
  • cms32_nt.dll
  • Uninstall.exe

How do I remove Populous: The Beginning?

Quickly and completely remove Populous: The Beginning from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Populous: The Beginning from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Populous: The Beginning, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Populous: The Beginning.

Win 7 (SP1) 63%
Win Vista (SP2) 2%
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 63.41%
Windows 10 34.15%
Windows Vista 2.44%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 36.59%
Windows 7 Ultimate 17.07%
Windows 8.1 12.20%
Windows 7 Professional 7.32%
Windows 8 7.32%
Windows 10 Home 4.88%

Distribution by countryGeography

34.78% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 34.78%
  United Kingdom 15.22%
  Spain 8.70%
  Belgium 4.35%
  France 4.35%
  Netherlands 4.35%
  Canada 4.35%
  Singapore 2.17%
  Brazil 2.17%
  Colombia 2.17%
  Norway 2.17%
  Finland 2.17%
  Austria 2.17%
  Portugal 2.17%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 18.18%
Toshiba 12.12%
ASUS 12.12%
Dell 9.09%
Hewlett-Packard 9.09%
Samsung 9.09%
Sony 9.09%
Lenovo 3.03%
Apple 3.03%
Alienware 3.03%
Common models
Samsung 300E5EV/300E4EV/2... 5.88%
TOSHIBA Satellite L655 2.94%
TOSHIBA SATELLITE C855-29... 2.94%
TOSHIBA Satellite A505 2.94%
Sony VPCL11M1E 2.94%


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